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What is Today - August 6, 2013

What is Today v3 pink 300KENTUCKY (8/6/13) – SurfKY News would like to share with you what has happened on this day in history.

•1774 - Founder of the Shaker Movement, Mother Ann Lee, arrives in NY

•1806 - Holy Roman Empire ends; it was neither holy, Roman, nor an empire

•1881 - Birthday, Alexander Fleming, London, bacteriologist (penicillin; Nobel 1954), (d. 1955)

•1911 - Birthday, Lucille Ball, Jamestown NY, comedienne/actress (I Love Lucy, Mame), (d. 1989)

•1928 - Birthday, Andy Warhol, McKeesport PA, pop artist & film producer (Frankenstein, Bad), (d. 1987)

•1964 - Prometheus, the world's oldest tree, is cut down.

•1968 - Children's author Dr. Seuss (64) weds Audrey Geisel

•1991 - Harry Reasoner, newscaster (60 Minutes), dies at 68

•1997 - Microsoft announces it will invest $150 million in Apple Computer Inc

•2004 - Rick James, American funk musician ("Super Freak") dies aged 56

•2011 - A helicopter containing members of Navy SEAL 6 is shot down in Afghanistan killing 38.

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